The Product Management Interview Blog

Product Managers vs. Business Analysts

The title Product Manager can differ from company to company, and often overlaps with other roles. In this mini-series, Product Manager vs. Other Roles, we will discuss how the role of a Product Manager compares to different roles. This time we will talk about Product Managers in comparison with Business Analyst.

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Differences Between a Product Roadmap and a Marketing Roadmap

When it comes to understanding Product Management, knowing how to create an amazing Product Roadmap is crucial. There are many different types of roadmaps, such as a Product Roadmap, and a Marketing Roadmap. For now, we’ll be discussing the differences between these two types of roadmaps.

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How to Obtain Customer Feedback

Why is the product being made? What is the purpose of the product that you and your team are making? The end result of any product is to be used by a consumer. Since the end result of a product is to end up in the hands of a customer, their opinion on the product matters. A customer can spot a small oversight or flaw in the product, or provide a new point of view that can help improve the product.

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Product Managers vs. Engineering Managers

The title Product Manager can differ from company to company, and often overlaps with other roles. In this mini-series, Product Manager vs. Other Roles, we will discuss how the role of a Product Manager compares to different roles. This time we will talk about Product Managers in comparison with Engineering Managers.

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Product Managers vs. Program Managers

The title Product Manager can differ from company to company, and often overlaps with other roles. In this mini-series, Product Manager vs. Other Roles, we will discuss how the role of a Product Manager compares to different roles. This time we will talk about Product Managers in comparison with Program Manager.

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What Is a CPO (Chief Product Officer)?

Every organization has a hierarchy to establish order. There is a hierarchy within Product Managers as well. The top of the pyramid of Product Managers would be a CPO, or in other words, a Chief Product Officer. A CPO generally manages a group of product managers.

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How to Feel Good After Product Management Interviews

There are many attributes to an interview that could differentiate a good experience from a bad one. Many people naturally feel apprehensive about the outcome of their interview, and that’s a given. However, following some guidelines during and after an interview can definitely help a person feel better about the overall experience. Such tips are discussed within this article. 

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5 Ways to Survive a Toxic Work Environment as a Product Manager

This is a big topic here at Product Gym, because when prospective students and students alike are investing their time, money, and energy into this program, landing the “right” Product Manager job is very important to them. Recently, one of my students in the West Coast has started a position that hasn’t worked out too well for her and is about to embark on the job hunt again. One of the perks we offer at Product Gym is allowing students to re-enroll free of charge should these type of events occur.
I think it’s really important for people to take a few moments to consider the benefits of working in a toxic environment for a Product Manager.

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